Hora Police interdicted
A police sergeant attached to the Pindeniya Police who had allegedly
snatched a hand bag from a woman in Kegalle on Thursday was caught by
onlookers while trying to make a hasty retreat. Investigations revealed
the suspect had snatched the hand bag with Rs 2,840 in it from the woman
while travelling in a bus plying from Rambukkana to Kegalle.
He got out of the with the loot and started running when the bus
slowed down near a private school in Kegalle,but, the people in the
vicinity had caught him and handed him over to the Kegalle Police where
his identity was revealed.
The Kegalle Division SSP has directed the relevant officials to
dismiss him from service after conducting the relevent investigations.
The SSP in a statement via the PPR Media Unit thanked the people for
their timely action to catch the suspect.